The AudioBook version of The Fire Sword is now on sale from Amazon.com. You can find it here: AudioBook of the Fire Sword.
The AudioBook runs about 15 hours long and was narrated by the Author (me). It has some short musical preludes at the start of each chapter, one of which was played by my lovely and talented fiancee on her Guzheng.
The Guzheng is a beautiful stringed instrument, played by plucking strings. In western terms, it is a harp, laid flat (in The Fire Sword, I call it a Timbal, or “the flat harp”). For centuries the guzheng existed as one of the Chinese court instruments, used to create music for the various yearly rituals. Since court music is no longer played, the guzheng is now used to play melodies and music originally written for other instruments, such as the Guqin.
The AudioBook version of The Fire Sword is very close to the original novel. I enjoyed reading the novel again, its a special book for me because at the end, the novel said what I wanted it to say. Parts of it flowed so easily I have almost no memory of writing those sections.
By the way, the third novel, The Flame Iris Temple, is in production and should be available in paperback very soon.